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The Valdosta State University Chapter of the NAACP Has Asked the Lowndes County Democratic Party to Participate in the Upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr., March and Candlelight Vigil

The Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at Valdosta State University will host the Lowndes County Democratic Party’s Newly Elected Chairman Gerone “Andy” Anderson as a guest speaker at their upcoming commemorative Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., march and candlelight vigil. Chairman Anderson will discuss, “Why the fight is not yet over for African-Americans. And why it is imperative that we educate ourselves as to what form racism has taken on in 2019.” Please come out and join us to commemorate the life and legacy of America’s greatest Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

When: 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019

Where: Meeting at the University Center Fountain, located near the end at the front steps of West Hall; The march starts promptly at 11:00 a.m.; Candlelight Vigil to Follow Immediately after the march.

A MLK, Jr., Brunch will be held following the march in the Student Union Ballrooms.

MLK, Jr., Day of Service from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Follow the link below for service opportunities!

https://valdosta/presence.10/form/MLK-JR-DAY-OF-SERVICE-VOLUNTEER-SIGN-UP-FORM

The Lowndes County Democratic Party

  • Promotes development of Democratic Party organization and activities
  • Seeks and encourages qualified candidates for public office
  • Supports Democratic nominees
  • Performs such election functions as are required by law
  • Maintains appropriate records, promotes, and adds logistical support to the State Affirmative Action program
  • Raises funds for the above purposes

Contact

Gerone “Andy” Anderson, Chairman

(229) 506-0842, (229) 560-3785 (mobile)

Lowndes County Democratic Party

P.O. Box 4198

Valdosta, GA 31604

lowndesdems@gmail.com

http://lowndesdems.org

https://www.facebook.com/lowndesdems

https://www.instagram.com/lowndesdems/

https://www.twitter/lowndesdems

 

 

Lowndes County Democratic Party Elects New Officers

For Immediate Release.

Valdosta, December 14, 2018 — The Lowndes County Democratic Party elected officers for 2018-2020 during its last meeting on December 3, 2018. Mr. Gerone “Andy” Anderson was elected as the Party’s new Chairman. Dr. Dennis Marks was re-elected as Vice chairman for Elections. Valdosta City Council Member Vivian Miller-Cody was re-elected as Vice Chairwoman for Membership. Mr. Glenn Ritchie was newly elected as Vice Chairman for Qualifying. Mr. William Lamb was newly elected as Secretary. Mr. Ronnie Pierce was elected as the Party’s new Treasurer.

L-r: William Lamb (Secretary), Ronnie Pierce (Treasurer), Gerone Andy Anderson (Chair), Glenn Ritchie (Qualifying), Dr. Dennis Marks (Elections), Viviann Miller-Cody (Membership); photo: Gretchen Quarterman, Officers
L-r: William Lamb (Secretary), Ronnie Pierce (Treasurer), Gerone Andy Anderson (Chair), Glenn Ritchie (Qualifying), Dr. Dennis Marks (Elections), Viviann Miller-Cody (Membership); photo: Gretchen Quarterman

Mr. Andy highlighted the objectives for the Lowndes County Democratic Party going forward. He said, “We need to get down to business right away; get people engaged, registered and voting; and work with all of Lowndes County.” He asserted that “Building a Strong Democratic Party is a must!”

Mr. Andy pledged to work with old and new members, especially putting our young voters on committees so they’re ready to take their rightful place in the Party. He would also work to bring other organizations on board. He urged: “Come to our next meeting. We welcome each and every one. We move forward together and work as a team.”

The Lowndes County Democratic Party is committed to supporting Democratic candidates across the entire state of Georgia, who are committed to improving their communities in preparation of future generations, through their participation in civics and government. If you care about topics such as Education, Healthcare, the Environment, Criminal Justice Reform, Student Debt, Public Transportation, then please come to our next meeting.

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Animal Rights Forum: what about that tethering ordinance? 2015-12-07

Please join us for a public meeting about the issue of animal rights and animal welfare on Monday, December 7 at 6:00 pm. Facebook event.

Tethered dog Dr. Amanda Hall says:

“The manner in which we care for our pets is a measure of the quality of our community as a whole. A community that tolerates animal cruelty and neglect is one that tolerates low standards throughout the community.”

Our guest panel speakers will include:

  • Dr. Amanda Hall from Baytree Animal Hospital,
  • Dr. Tom Aiello from the VSU History Department,
  • Ashlie Prain from the VSU Anthropology Club,
  • and Michelle Williams from the Pixel Fund Rescue.

Lowndes County has been invited to send a speaker about the animal shelter, but has not yet responded.

The meeting will take place at Mama June’s restaurant at 3286 Inner Perimeter Road. You do not need to purchase food to join in the discussion.

You can become an LCDP member or renew today to help elect Democrats!

Dr. Amanada Hall proposing anti-tethering ordinance to Lowndes County Commission Back in January, Dr. Amanda Hall proposed an anti-tethering ordinance Continue reading

After SRO for Dr. LaPlant, LCDP moves to bigger hall for business speakers in March

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Valdosta, February 5th, 2015 — Two rooms filled and standing in the hall, so many people came to hear Dr. James LaPlant talk about how Georgia is “in play”, that the Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) is moving to a bigger venue for its March meeting.

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Lowndes County Democratic Committee Opposes Sabal Trail Methane Pipeline

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Valdosta, March 3, 2014 –The Lowndes County Democratic Committee
voted Saturday to oppose the Sabal Trail Methane Pipeline slated
to run through Lowndes County.

Georgia Democrats believe we have a moral obligation to leave our
children and grandchildren with an earth as safe, beautiful, and
majestic as the one bequeathed to us by our parents and grandparents.

The Sabal Trail Pipeline is proposed to move Liquid Natural Gas
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Lowndes County Democratic Committee Votes to Support Solar Bill

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Valdosta, March 2, 2014 —

Local Democratic Party leadership voted Saturday to support a Georgia
solar financing bill.

The Lowndes County Democratic leadership voted to advocate for the
bipartisan distributed rooftop solar financing bill, HB 874, the
Solar Power Free-Market Financing and Property Rights Act of 2014.

Georgia Democrats believe we have a moral obligation to leave our
children and grandchildren with an earth as safe, beautiful, and
majestic as the one bequeathed to us by our parents and grandparents.

Affordable access to solar power increases Georgia’s Continue reading